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Edward J. Blair -  July 18, 1936 March 29, 2012 Edward J. Blair 75, of Mt. Pulaski, died at 7:39 am Thursday March 29, 2012 in Pinellas Park, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother and three broth- ers. Mr. Blair was born on July 18, 1936 in Springfield, to Charles Lewis and Hortence Car[er Blair. He married Carlene E. Barnes in 1957. He later married Sharyn Kent Reeder on Feb- ruary 25, 1984 in Mt. Pulaski. She survives of Mt. Pulaski. William H. "Barney" Mason May 2, 1921 March 29, 2012 William H. "Barney" Mason, 90, passed away at 3:15 P.M. March 29, 2012 at St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln. His parents, two brothers, and two sisters preceded him in death. William was born May 2, 1921 in Chestnut the son of Charles E. and Oleta Bell Mason. He married Verna M. Stoll on Feb. 22, 1946 in Lincoln. His wife of 66 years survives in Lin- Jimmy J. Landers June 4, 1922 March 25, 2012 Jimmy J. Landers, 89, of Forsyth formerly of Decatur, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Hickory Point Christian Home. Jimmy was bom June 4, 1922 in Sullivan, son of James R. and Etta May (Vandever) Landers. A member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Jimmy worked as a sales consultant for Buick Motors. He mar- Also surviving are children - Mark Edward (Cindy) Blair of Springfield, Kathy (Rick) Davis of Mt. Pulaski, Karen (Glen) Griesheim of Mt. Pulaski, Karla (Greg) Griesheim of Elkhart, William Kent Reeder of Springfield and Libby (Doug) Cross of Clinton, fourteen grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He farmed north of Illiopolis for over forty years and was a member of Decatur Eagles Corps, the Lincoln Elk's Lodge, the American Trap- shooters Association and the Mt. Pulaski Masonic Lodge AF & AM. Graveside services will be held at 10 am Thursday April 5 at Calvary Cemetery in Illiopolis, IL with Sister Phyllis Schenk officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Wednesday coin. Other survivors include his son: Joe (Lisa) Mason of Mt. Pulaski; brother: Glenn (Dorothy) Mason of Mt. Pulaski; sisters: Nola Jean Peterson of Mt. Pulaski and Lillie Mae Faith of Sullivan; three grand- daughters; two-step granddaughters and four great grandchildren. Barney was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Lincoln; Served in the U.S. Army during WWII from 1941-1945; and he was a Logan County Auxiliary Police for 38 years. William farmed until 1996. Services for William were Monday, April 2 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Rev. Mark Thompson officiated. Burial was in Mt. Pulaski Cemetery. Memorials: Zion Lutheran Church of Lincoln or Logan County Auxiliary Police. ried Betty Ann Waddell September 17, 1964 in Elkhart. Surviving is his wife of 47 plus years, Betty of Decatur; nephew, Jack Landers; nieces: Lynda Mayberry, Janet Freeman and Gail Plotner; along with many other relatives and friends. Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Guy and Lynn and sister, Alice Williby. Funeral Liturgy celebrating his life was Wednesday, March 28 in Moran & Goebel Funeral Home. Rev. Rich- ard Weltin officiated. Burial was in Mt. Pulaski Cemetery. Memori- als: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church or American Diabetes Asso- ciation. evening at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski with Masonic Services at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request memorials made to the Mt. Pulaski EMS or the Logan County Humane Society. Mt. Pulaski Library Memory Books: In Memory of Wilma Febus Choosing To See by Chapman A Life Well Lived by Swindoll Given by Jim and Janis Hild, Shonn and Christy Hild In Memory of Darrell Shull Freshwater Fishing by Lindeen Given by Phyllis Hawk In Memory of Sue Anne Cline Mixed and Stitched by Osborn Given by the Class of 1973 Paul Edward Fuhrer July 29, 1926 April 1, 2012 Paul Edward Fuhrer, age 85, of Mt. Pulaski died at 3:35 am, April 1,2012 at Vonderlieth Living Center. His parents, wife and one brother Dale Fuhrer preceded him in death. Paul was born on July 29, 1926 in Lincoln, the son of Daniel Jacob and Helen Meister Fuhrer. He was united in marriage to Marilyn Emily Schmidt on November 13, 1946. She preceded him in death on January 15, 1998. Paul is survived by daughter, Linda (Bruce) Dannenberger of Ottawa and son, James (Debra) Fuhrer of Mt. Pulaski; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Paul was a retired supervisor from Lehn & Fink. He was a WW II Army Veteran, a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Mt. Pulaski, and the American Legion Post #447 of Mt. Pulaski. Funeral services for Paul were Wednesday April 4 at St. Thomas- Aquinas Catholic Church in Mt. Pulaski. Rev. Glenn Fontana offici- ated. Burial was in Mt. Pulaski Cem- etery with full military rites accorded by the American Legion Post #447. Memorials: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, American Legion Post #447, or to the Vonderlieth Living Center. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski was entrusted with arrangements. EY NUMENTS guarantee the lowest price for the highest quality monuments & craftsmanship Serving Families Since 1945 713 HICKOX DR.- LINCOLN 735 -4939 Mon- Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon After Hours by Appt. manleymonuments@yahoo.com Thursday - April 5, 2012 Mt. Pulaski Times 19